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Summary:

In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J FIC FARMER (Text) 33892200552934 Children's Fiction Book None 11/12/2002 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689852231 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780689852237 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 380 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon Pulse edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Richard Jackson book."
Formatted Contents Note:
Youth: 0 to 6: In the beginning -- The little house in the poppy fields -- Property of the Alacrán estate -- María -- Prison -- Middle age: 7 to 11 -- El Patrón -- Teacher -- The eejit in the dry field -- The secret passage -- A cat with nine lives -- The giving and taking of gifts -- The thing on the bed -- The lotus pond -- Celia's story -- Old age: 12 to 14 -- A starved bird -- Brother wolf -- The eejit pens -- The dragon hoard -- Coming-of-age -- Esperanza -- Blood wedding -- Betrayal -- Age 14: Death -- A final good-bye -- The farm patrol -- La vida nueva: Lost boys -- A five-legged horse -- The plankton factory -- Washing a dusty mind -- When the whales lost their legs -- Ton-Ton -- Found out -- The boneyard -- The shrimp harvester -- El Día de los Muertos -- The castle on the hill -- Homecoming -- The house of eternity.
Summary, etc.:
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
Target Audience Note:
660L Lexile.
Awards Note:
Winner of National Book Award.
Newbery Honor Book.
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Honor Book.
Subject: Human cloning > Juvenile fiction.
Science fiction
Topic Heading: SHORT READS COLLECTION.

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